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200914 776316 viewsPilbara Railways Historical Society museum, 5450 a USA built EMD model F7A serial 8970 and frame 3006-A9, built Jan-1950 for Western Pacific Railroad as 917-A, imported for the Mt Newman Mining Co. to construct their Port Hedland to Newman railway in December 1967. Donated to the Society in 1978. 14th September 2020.Sep 25, 2020
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200914 776412 viewsPilbara Railways Historical Society, Goldsworthy Mining Ltd B class unit 1, an English Electric built ST95B model, originally built in 1965 serial A-104, due to accident damage rebuilt on new frame with serial A-232 in 1970. These units of Bo-Bo design with a 6CSRKT 640 kW prime mover and built at the Rocklea Qld plant. Donated to Society in 1995. 14th September 2020.Sep 25, 2020
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200914 776214 viewsPilbara Railways Historical Society, Goldsworthy Mining Ltd B class unit 1, an English Electric built ST95B model, originally built in 1965 serial A-104, due to accident damage rebuilt on new frame with serial A-232 in 1970. These units of Bo-Bo design with a 6CSRKT 640 kW prime mover and built at the Rocklea Qld plant. Donated to Society in 1995. 14th September 2020.Sep 25, 2020
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200914 776112 viewsPilbara Railways Historical Society museum, Australian built by Comeng NSW an MLW ALCo M636 unit formerly owned by BHP 5502 serial C6096-7 built in July 1976, retired in 1994, donated to Society in November 1995. 14th September 2020.Sep 25, 2020
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200914 776013 viewsPilbara Railways Historical Society museum, 5450 a USA built EMD model F7A serial 8970 and frame 3006-A9, built Jan-1950 for Western Pacific Railroad as 917-A, imported for the Mt Newman Mining Co. to construct their Port Hedland to Newman railway in December 1967. Donated to the Society in 1978. 14th September 2020.Sep 25, 2020
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200914 775912 viewsPilbara Railways Historical Society, Goldsworthy Mining Ltd B class unit 1, an English Electric built ST95B model, originally built in 1965 serial A-104, due to accident damage rebuilt on new frame with serial A-232 in 1970. These units of Bo-Bo design with a 6CSRKT 640 kW prime mover and built at the Rocklea Qld plant. Donated to Society in 1995. 14th September 2020.Sep 25, 2020
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200914 775814 viewsPilbara Railways Historical Society, Goldsworthy Mining Ltd B class unit 1, an English Electric built ST95B model, originally built in 1965 serial A-104, due to accident damage rebuilt on new frame with serial A-232 in 1970. These units of Bo-Bo design with a 6CSRKT 640 kW prime mover and built at the Rocklea Qld plant. Donated to Society in 1995. 14th September 2020.Sep 25, 2020
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200914 775712 viewsPilbara Railways Historical Society museum, Australian built by Comeng NSW an MLW ALCo M636 unit formerly owned by BHP 5502 serial C6096-7 built in July 1976, retired in 1994, donated to Society in November 1995. 14th September 2020.Sep 25, 2020
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200914 775613 viewsPilbara Railways Historical Society museum, 5450 a USA built EMD model F7A serial 8970 and frame 3006-A9, built Jan-1950 for Western Pacific Railroad as 917-A, imported for the Mt Newman Mining Co. to construct their Port Hedland to Newman railway in December 1967. Donated to the Society in 1978. 14th September 2020.Sep 25, 2020
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200914 775513 viewsPilbara Railways Historical Society museum, 5450 a USA built EMD model F7A serial 8970 and frame 3006-A9, built Jan-1950 for Western Pacific Railroad as 917-A, imported for the Mt Newman Mining Co. to construct their Port Hedland to Newman railway in December 1967. Donated to the Society in 1978. 14th September 2020.Sep 25, 2020
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200914 775315 viewsPilbara Railways Historical Society museum, Simplex Dorman 0-4-0P model builders number 14033 built in 1957, locomotive originally numbered NW 12, renumbered to PW 22 in 1969. It was donated from the Public Works Department at Point Samson in 1976. A picture of it in service can be found here at Weston Langford site. 14th September 2020.Sep 25, 2020
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200914 775427 viewsPilbara Railways Historical Society museum, overview of the yard looking south with the formerly operating exhibits. 14th September 2020.Sep 25, 2020
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200412 60699 viewsBoodarie, part of a loaded FMG train, a mismatched waggon pair, both are CRRC Yangtze Rolling Stock Co. of China builds, 7535 is a slave waggon with rotary coupler and 23.1 tonne tare and carrying the wrong number as it should be 7635, coupled to control waggon 8636 23.3 tonnes tare. Earlier on the same day I saw another 7535 coupled to a 8536. Both should be 2018 builds. 12th April 2020.Apr 26, 2020
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200412 59217 viewsBoodarie, part of a loaded FMG train, a mismatched waggon pair, both are CSR Yangtze Rolling Stock Co. of China builds, 6968 would be a 2013 built, but the 5967 should be a 2014 build and numbered in the 72xx-74xx series. 12th April 2020.Apr 26, 2020
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200412 5554cr20 viewsBoodarie, part of an FMG loaded train CNR (China Northern) QRRS (Qiqihar Rolling Stock Works) built waggon pair 7419 slave waggon and 8420 control waggon, crop of the waggon details of AXLE LOAD 45 t, CAPACITY 156.1 t, VOLUME 69m³. 12th April 2020.Apr 26, 2020
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200412 555411 viewsBoodarie, part of an FMG loaded train arriving at the port CNR (China Northern) QRRS (Qiqihar Rolling Stock Works) built waggon pair 7419 slave waggon and 8420 control waggon, with both waggons tared at 23.9 tonnes, the yellow circle on 7419 indicates the rotary coupler end. 12th April 2020.Apr 26, 2020
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090121 16809 viewsBoodarie, an FMG empty train departs the port with mismatched waggon pair slave 1169 22.6 tonnes tare and control 2368 22.9 tonne tare from the original CSR Zhuzhou Rolling Stock Works in China build from 2007.Apr 26, 2020
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090121 16729 viewsBoodarie, an FMG empty train departs the port with mismatched waggon pair slave 1403 22.6 tonnes tare and control 2364 22.9 tonne tare from the original CSR Zhuzhou Rolling Stock Works in China build from 2007.Apr 26, 2020
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090121 120010 viewsBoodarie, an FMG empty train with mismatched waggon pair slave 1367 22.6 tonnes tare and control 2170 22.9 tonne tare from the original CSR Zhuzhou Rolling Stock Works in China build from 2007.Apr 26, 2020
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200410 5143r268 viewsBoodarie, FMG's Electro-Motive Diesel built SD70ACe-P6 locomotive 725 serial 20188761-004 built 2019, delivered February 2020. This order for ten units are standard US 'domestic' models with the 16-710G3C-T3 at 4500 horsepower and one inverter per axle hence the '-P6' and were fitted with the extra handrails and other refinements like the fire suppressant tanks and bifurcated air pipe here in Port Hedland, other points of difference include only one cow plough on short hood end, ditch lights on both ends, standard US air horn and no marker lights. 10th April 2020.Apr 10, 2020
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